KOREA: The Second Humiliation

For 15 deadlocked days, the 7,800 suspicious North Korean prisoners would not see the Communist explainers at Panmunjom. Then India's Lieut. General K. S. Thimayya persuaded them they had nothing to fear. "I advised the P.W.s to trust me," he said, "and I would see they were treated with fairness and integrity."

Next day the first of some 400 P.W.s sloughed through Panmunjom's red, viscous mud to the explanation tents, chanting "Death to Communism!" The first P.W. balked at his tent, fear taut in every line of his body, and cried: "No! No! I will not go!" He struggled with...

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